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Bowery

121 Wooster St, New York City, NY 10012-3857
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A century ago the Bowery's music halls, theaters and upscale joints drew folks from all over the city, but these days it's a bit of a skid row... though parts of the area seem on the upswing again.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
19 Feb 2017
“Fun neighborhood with an interesting history”
4 May 2016
“Historical area to walk”
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121 Wooster St, New York City, NY 10012-3857
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to the Bowery. There are several interesting buildings and there is quite an interesting history in this neighborhood. There are several interesting shops and nice restaurants to explore as well.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Bowery obviously has a lot of history but part of that history is very seedy and some of that feel remains today. Although there are parts of the Bowery that are being regenerated now and this is noticable further north. For those out there...More

1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is not the finest section of Manhattan, and this the term "Bowery" has come to mean what it does. It originally was the road to Peter Stuyvesant's farm (the word is Dutch for farm. It is lined with shops that sell commercial supply goods...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We landed here by a random mistake. But then as they say, some mistakes should always be made for your own good. We walked across the street for considerable distance at both ends just to absorb the experience of Bowery. Did i say that it...More

3  Thank prantapkalra
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Ah, the Bowery in its “glory” days! Seedy, scandalous, dirty, exciting place. To get a feeling of those times, see “She done him Wrong” (1933) with Mae West and a very young Cary Grant. It’s a street in lower Manhattan stretching from Chatham Square to...More

3  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 24 September 2014

It is not as elegant as mmidtown streets, but one can feel like it were Blade Runner beng filmed there. Cross the street and you are in China, cross back and you can try a gelatto and you are in the NY where the streets...More

Thank Javier S
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Great way to spend the day. Fun street with lots of shops, restaurants, coffee chops, markets and bars. I enjoyed my walk.

1  Thank Nana2266
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Nice area to walk around and see the old and new buildings. Do some research so you don't wander around aimlessly, there is a lot of history in NYC neighborhoods.

Thank Traveler J
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This hotel was incredible. The suite with the patio was luxury our entire group celebrated. The service was excellent. The atmosphere exclusive.

Thank shopkins_storey
Reviewed 7 July 2013

One will never forget the Bowery. It's part of New York's past and is part of it's future. It's an era of time that needs to be visited. Yes it is changing but the sense of how it once was is very evident. Again be...More

2  Thank JP J
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SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping
destinations in the world. Housing everything from the
most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you
won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated
shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
...More
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